Details for Cherokee County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5073006626)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5073006626


Marker Number 6626
Atlas Number 5073006626
Marker Title Cherokee County Courthouse
Index Entry Cherokee County Courthouse
City Rusk
County Cherokee
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 296437
UTM Northing 3519804
Subject Codes courthouses; Federal programs; design and construction; Art Moderne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Courthouse Square in Rusk
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text This courthouse, the fourth to serve the citizens of Cherokee County, was built in 1940-41 with the assistance of the Federal Works Progress Administration. Designed by the architectural firm of Gill & Bennett, the moderne structure is built of native red and white limestone and features a central block with two-and-one-half story wings. Large windows on its to primary facades and decorative art deco grillwork are also prominent.